8 October 2020

Gathering Music

“O God Our Help in Ages Past”

Words by Isaac Watts. Music by William Croft.

Call to Worship

Hymn of Welcome

“O Magnify the Lord”/”I Will Call Upon the Lord”

By Michael O’Shields
Sung by Beth Quick, Gwiseok Lee, Isaac Garrigues-Cortelyou, Kellie Turner, Julian Wamble


Lamentations 2:11-13 (NRSV)

11 My eyes are spent with weeping;
my stomach churns;
my bile is poured out on the ground
because of the destruction of my people,
because infants and babes faint
in the streets of the city.

12 They cry to their mothers,
“Where is bread and wine?”
as they faint like the wounded
in the streets of the city,
as their life is poured out
on their mothers’ bosom.

13 What can I say for you, to what compare you,
O daughter Jerusalem?
To what can I liken you, that I may comfort you,
O virgin daughter Zion?
For vast as the sea is your ruin;
who can heal you?

Psalm 23 (NRSV)

1 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.
2 You make me lie down in green pastures; you lead me beside still waters;
3 you restore my soul. You lead me in right paths for your name’s sake.
4 Even though I walk through the darkest valley,
I fear no evil; for you are with me;
your rod and your staff—they comfort me.
5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;
you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life,
and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord my whole life long.

Sung Response


By Mark Miller. Sung by Hayoung Kang.


“Faded Flowers”

Rev. Dr. Jason Coker, Drew Alum

Sung Response


By Mark Miller

Call to Prayer

“Meet Me in the Stillness”

Meet me in the stillness, Lord
Be the air I breathe
Meet me in the stillness, Lord
Free me to receive

Prayers of the People



“I Feel Like Going On”

By Mark Miller. Sung by James Rufflin.

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